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by Mr. Charming
July 11th, 2018, 9:03 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Simon Aronson's question
Replies: 12
Views: 715

Re: Simon Aronson's question

Very interesting; thank you for sharing.

Can I know your real name erdnasephile?
by Mr. Charming
July 5th, 2018, 11:08 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Cool stuff in the in box today
Replies: 5
Views: 392

Re: Cool stuff in the in box today

How can I receive M.C. newsletter?
by Mr. Charming
July 2nd, 2018, 11:20 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: RIP Brian Gillis
Replies: 7
Views: 988

Re: RIP Brian Gillis

So sad to hear the news. He was one of my favorite magicians.
by Mr. Charming
June 25th, 2018, 6:53 pm
Forum: General
Topic: When Groucho Met Houdini
Replies: 7
Views: 463

Re: When Groucho Met Houdini

Can you please tell me what word he says when Houdini asked him what do you see in there? I speak english but it's not my native language, so I missed this word. Anyways is there a way to verify that it's a true story? Maybe he was telling this "memory" in a way that sounded much more funn...
by Mr. Charming
June 25th, 2018, 2:25 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Misdirection Does Not Exist - review
Replies: 9
Views: 945

Re: Misdirection Does Not Exist - review

The use of misdirection is totally overrated
by Mr. Charming
June 21st, 2018, 10:57 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Misdirection Does Not Exist - review
Replies: 9
Views: 945

Re: Misdirection Does Not Exist - review

The content is different from that of "The Books of Wonder"?
by Mr. Charming
June 13th, 2018, 11:54 pm
Forum: Marketing & Magic Business
Topic: Alice's Revenge
Replies: 4
Views: 645

Re: Alice's Revenge

In the A.R. instruction booklet, page 5.
by Mr. Charming
June 12th, 2018, 5:55 pm
Forum: Marketing & Magic Business
Topic: Alice's Revenge
Replies: 4
Views: 645

Re: Alice's Revenge

I have it, purchased it a few months ago and like it.

I couldn’t bring myself to perform the change of cards, maybe someone can comment on that to motivate me to do it? Is it convincing?
by Mr. Charming
May 14th, 2018, 10:59 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Theodore Deland
Replies: 94
Views: 10952

Re: Theodore Deland

An aproximate price? To start saving
by Mr. Charming
April 30th, 2018, 1:37 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: The Jim Ryan Lecture May 2018
Replies: 5
Views: 755

Re: The Jim Ryan Lecture May 2018

Nice!
by Mr. Charming
April 30th, 2018, 1:34 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Paul Curry - The Sliding Knot
Replies: 29
Views: 1612

Re: Paul Curry - The Sliding Knot

Great effect, thanks
by Mr. Charming
April 8th, 2018, 1:17 am
Forum: General
Topic: DelGaudio's Quiz
Replies: 4
Views: 1084

Re: DelGaudio's Quiz

by Mr. Charming
April 8th, 2018, 12:43 am
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Card Magic Without Indices
Replies: 4
Views: 702

Re: Card Magic Without Indices

Hi Mahdi,

I will write you through FB.
by Mr. Charming
March 25th, 2018, 4:16 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Michael Weber's "Do Your Homework"
Replies: 31
Views: 6533

Re: Michael Weber's "Do Your Homework"

Just received Scarne's Magic Tricks. Looks awesome. Thanks for the heads up.
by Mr. Charming
March 25th, 2018, 4:10 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Richard Himber - GENII issue?
Replies: 46
Views: 2305

Re: Richard Himber - GENII issue?

Richard Kaufman wrote:At this point, I don't think a cover story on Richard Himber would be of sufficient interest to most readers to justify the work involved.


So Richard Himber is not of "sufficient interest" to most readers but a random dude from the Magic Castle administration is?
by Mr. Charming
March 25th, 2018, 2:51 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: U.F. Grant - a creative genius!
Replies: 63
Views: 4450

Re: U.F. Grant - a creative genius!

In the introduction to "Scarne's Magic Tricks", Scarne gives thanks to Grant for contributing many effects to the book.
by Mr. Charming
March 9th, 2018, 4:55 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: R Paul Wilson PREDATOR WALLET on eBay
Replies: 3
Views: 483

Re: R Paul Wilson PREDATOR WALLET on eBay

LOL didn't realize!
by Mr. Charming
March 9th, 2018, 2:18 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: R Paul Wilson PREDATOR WALLET on eBay
Replies: 3
Views: 483

Re: R Paul Wilson PREDATOR WALLET on eBay

The link doesn't work
by Mr. Charming
February 8th, 2018, 3:10 pm
Forum: Magic History and Anecdotes
Topic: Cy Endfield
Replies: 18
Views: 2150

Re: Cy Enfield

Cy Endfield was also a film director and inventor. Here is a bit about one of his inventions https://www.lybrary.com/cy-endfields-chess-set-a-19.html Dear Chris and everyone, In the introduction of the book "Versatile Card Magic Revisited" by Frank Simon, Cy ENDfield writes the history of...
by Mr. Charming
January 14th, 2018, 4:13 pm
Forum: Magic History and Anecdotes
Topic: Cy Endfield
Replies: 18
Views: 2150

Re: Cy Enfield

Cy Endfield was also a film director and inventor. Here is a bit about one of his inventions https://www.lybrary.com/cy-endfields-chess-set-a-19.html This is very, very interesting. Thanks for sharing. Seems that Mr. Enfield was a very reserved person and extremely talented at the same time. Lewis ...
by Mr. Charming
January 14th, 2018, 4:04 pm
Forum: Magic History and Anecdotes
Topic: Cy Endfield
Replies: 18
Views: 2150

Re: Cy Enfield

Thank you!
by Mr. Charming
January 14th, 2018, 1:04 pm
Forum: Magic History and Anecdotes
Topic: Cy Endfield
Replies: 18
Views: 2150

Cy Endfield

Hello,

I received a few weeks ago Entertaining Card Magic. I was also hearing in the Skinner Tapes the high regard they had of Mr. Enfield. I wanted to learn more about him. I already did the standard internet searches, etc.

Any additional information I'll appreciate it.

Thanks!
by Mr. Charming
December 13th, 2016, 1:17 am
Forum: Book of The Month Club
Topic: The Tokyo Zodiac Murders
Replies: 5
Views: 3341

Re: The Tokyo Zodiac Murders

Thank you for the recommendation
by Mr. Charming
September 18th, 2016, 10:58 pm
Forum: Mentalism & Mental Magic
Topic: STREAMLINED DISCERNMENT-OUT OF SIGHT, OUT OF MIND
Replies: 15
Views: 6250

Re: STREAMLINED DISCERNMENT-OUT OF SIGHT, OUT OF MIND

Racherbaumer is awesome :D
by Mr. Charming
September 11th, 2016, 12:47 am
Forum: Magicana
Topic: Cardboard Metamorphosis
Replies: 38
Views: 15200

Re: Cardboard Metamorphosis

I thought Melinda was David Acer
by Mr. Charming
August 16th, 2016, 3:08 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: What Is Your Opener...
Replies: 30
Views: 6701

Re: What Is Your Opener...

For a long time I had the theory that you should *not* open with a magic trick, but rather with a puzzle or curiosity or something similar. This is actually to "warm up" the audience and make them more receptive to your magic. AFTER several months I found out that LENNART GREEN actually sa...
by Mr. Charming
August 4th, 2016, 1:42 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Eddie Fechter's Magic at the Forks Hotel
Replies: 30
Views: 6190

Re: Eddie Fechter's Magic at the Forks Hotel

This book is now available at 50% off for this week. Just purchased it and looking forward to read it.
by Mr. Charming
July 24th, 2016, 3:23 am
Forum: Light from the Lamp ONLINE.
Topic: MirACAAN by Dorian Caudal
Replies: 33
Views: 15572

Re: MirACAAN by Dorian Caudal

Dear Mark:

thanks for sharing the Berglas anecdotes

You are always so off topic but in an enjoyable way :D
by Mr. Charming
July 24th, 2016, 3:19 am
Forum: Kaufman & Company
Topic: The Secrets of So Sato
Replies: 48
Views: 17628

Re: The Secrets of So Sato

Dear Richard:

could you tell us a little about the effects in terms of methods? Stacked deck, gaffs, etc. or is everything "impromptu from a shuffled deck in use"

thanks
by Mr. Charming
July 24th, 2016, 2:16 am
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Looking for anything by Michael Weber
Replies: 21
Views: 6181

Re: Looking for anything by Michael Weber

Why don't ypu check the Danis Behr archive? There are 154 entries. I'm sure you can have some fun with it.

http://archive.denisbehr.de/show.php?people=270
by Mr. Charming
April 16th, 2016, 11:58 pm
Forum: Kaufman & Company
Topic: DaOrtiz
Replies: 10
Views: 5873

Re: DaOrtiz

truthfully, I would say that the majority of his material is available in english.

Jack, did you watched the Penguin Lecture Nr. 1?
by Mr. Charming
April 16th, 2016, 11:54 pm
Forum: Kaufman & Company
Topic: DaOrtiz
Replies: 10
Views: 5873

Re: DaOrtiz

I speak in spanish, so I'm laughing my a*s off right now :lol:

(sorry for that)
by Mr. Charming
April 3rd, 2016, 10:25 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: JC Wagner's jewish joke with close up pad
Replies: 1
Views: 1884

JC Wagner's jewish joke with close up pad

Hi!

In the first video of JC Wagner's bar magic (I believe) he starts with a joke about a jewish something.

Can someone tell me what he is saying? I can't understand (if it's relevant I'm not from US).

Thanks
by Mr. Charming
February 10th, 2016, 12:56 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Feb 2 - Brian Gillis on Johnny Carson
Replies: 3
Views: 1229

Re: Feb 2 - Brian Gillis on Johnny Carson

I watched the first clip of Johny casron and realized is almost the same repertoire as in the Magic Castle :lol:
by Mr. Charming
February 10th, 2016, 12:49 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Feb 2 - Brian Gillis on Johnny Carson
Replies: 3
Views: 1229

Re: Feb 2 - Brian Gillis on Johnny Carson

I live outside US but I just did a google search for "Brian Gillis Johny Carson" and 3 clips pop up (they are in sequence). I never heard of BG until very recently that I saw a video clip of his performance in the Magic Castle (Youtube). I became a fan of this guy. Very, very good show, wi...
by Mr. Charming
February 9th, 2016, 10:32 pm
Forum: Magicana
Topic: Chicago Opener
Replies: 8
Views: 4967

Re: Chicago Opener

So TS is going to be in charge of the new Magicana... awesome...!
by Mr. Charming
January 22nd, 2016, 4:09 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Ross Bertram Welcome Mat
Replies: 7
Views: 2795

Re: Ross Bertram Welcome Mat

Thanks everyone for the information!

I'll see what I can find

Seems like an incredible tool for close up table magic

max
by Mr. Charming
January 21st, 2016, 2:32 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Ross Bertram Welcome Mat
Replies: 7
Views: 2795

Ross Bertram Welcome Mat

Does anyone knows the exact fabric Mr. Bertram used for his welcome mat?

thanks
by Mr. Charming
January 21st, 2016, 2:29 pm
Forum: Magicana
Topic: Index for Magicana 2015
Replies: 0
Views: 1903

Index for Magicana 2015

After the month is the subject of the cover, for easy identification. I take the oportunity to congratulate Andy for the excellent quality of Magicana. Keep up the good work! 2015 Dec - Marvin Berglas "Hofzinger", Chris Beason - the ace of the same suit changes into selection "No Moti...
by Mr. Charming
November 3rd, 2015, 8:53 pm
Forum: Book of The Month Club
Topic: Book of the Month: Fechter: The Magic of Eddie Fechter
Replies: 51
Views: 28233

Re: Book of the Month: Fechter: The Magic of Eddie Fechter

There is another book on EF:

http://www.lybrary.com/eddie-fechters-m ... 89920.html

I don't have this but would like to in a near future

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